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    Re: Cracking Hives The Easy Way

    why you turn comments off?
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    Re: Single Deeps and Swarming

    re: chemicals, you can use half as much treatment in a single as a double. example, IF you were to treat with apivar, 4 strips are needed for a double whereas only 2 for a single.
    also, with...
  3. Re: Bees bringing in lots of pollen (?); what plant(s) could it be?

    you guys in VA: how early is this pollen for you than typical?
  4. Re: Bees bringing in lots of pollen (?); what plant(s) could it be?

    mine have been bringing pollen back the past two days. multiple locations, dont think its animal feed. if it was, you likely would have seen it on the other warm days the past 2 months. i have not...
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    Re: Acorn frames

    Interesting thread. I wanted to get some Acorn Frames, but balked at the price, $8.00 each :-0, I hadn't thought of another brand, thanks for posting about the Pierco, more affordable for...
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    Re: Ebay Extractors?

    you hand crank 12+ hives worth of supers?!? i would lose my mind...
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    Re: Acorn frames

    would like to hear what you all think of these acorn vs. pierco
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    Re: Premature ejaculation

    these were young drones. dont you remember your early teenage days?
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    Re: Bees starving

    i would think it to warm to MC now in TN. if the bees are able to fly then they will haul out the sugar.
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    Re: Ebay Extractors?

    check out the VIVO on amazon. like $400 but has a better basket to do 8 medium frames and the legs are long enough to get a bucket under it.
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    Re: Should I go with Saskatraz packages

    i was hoping for the traits that grozzie listed. i do see good honey production. saw best average ever last year with overwintered nucs. they winter in small clusters and use little stores. i am...
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    Re: Should I go with Saskatraz packages

    saskatraz hybrid drones carry the traits of the saskatraz breeder queen. the saskatraz hybrid queens can be hit or miss for running production colonies, but they all lay 100% canadian saskatraz...
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    Re: Warm spells in NJ

    they are eating through a lot of food this year. been too warm. too many flying days for nothing to forage. wasted energy. would be nice to see highs below 40 through february to keep them calm...
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    Re: Should I go with Saskatraz packages

    where in PA are you located? i am likely to be selling a few nucs this year. i flood my mating yard with saskatraz drones.
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    Poll: Re: Feeding pollen sub in the Winter

    i am 1 mile outside of you definition of upper midwest, but i wont put pollen sub on until after the first cleansing flight in the new year, usually second half of february but i want to see high...
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    Re: Best bee strain for KY?

    agree. steep learning curve, heh? if it were that easy...
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    Re: Best bee strain for KY?

    to kinda answer your original question, the SASKATRAZ HYBRID queens i got produce as well as any other queen i have bought, but they are quite gentle. i think beekeeper management plays a larger...
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    Re: Best bee strain for KY?

    what you get from oliveraz is saskatraz hybrids. oliverez imports a dozen or so saskatraz queens from robertson (lots of paperwork to cross this border with live bees) and uses them as breeders....
  19. Re: Mating Queens in Two Queen Hive under Shared Super

    i have tried a few times with zero success. Yes, it would be nice to use honey producing setups as mating nucs. in my experience it wont work this way tho. two queen hives are successful if they...
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    Re: When Should I Wrap My Hives??

    i would advise not to wrap. you may see moisture issues with our humid air. soon after the new year i tack some landscaping fabric to the front of my hives. the boxes warm up a bit better on the...
  21. Re: This is getting ridiculous (Varroa and OAV treatment)

    what about when a bee with a mite on it dies? ever have a colony abscond due to mite load? those mites are not gone forever.
  22. Re: This is getting ridiculous (Varroa and OAV treatment)

    TRUTH
  23. Re: This is getting ridiculous (Varroa and OAV treatment)

    "there" is "here":
    https://news.cornell.edu/stories/2016/12/devastating-mites-jump-nimbly-flowers-honeybees
  24. Re: This is getting ridiculous (Varroa and OAV treatment)

    if you get a 2-3 days stretch of rainy no-fly weather OAV them before and after. your drop count after can give you an idea what sort of mite drift you may be dealing with.
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    Re: Overwintering a NUC

    i would say it is too late for manipulations and i would leave them as is, which is fine BTW. one year i overwintered two 4f mediums, one made it.
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